7-Elevens in Asia: the HQ of Snacks and Unique Services

Though usually considered only when convenient for consumers in the US, the 7-Eleven franchise in Asia has become a different company, selling varieties of snacks and services to its varied customers across Asia.

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Daniel Loeb's Third Point picks stake in Seven & I

The US activist investor Daniel Loeb has bought a stake in a Japanese retailer Seven & I Holdings. Though the details about stake and valuation are not revealed, Loeb-run hedge fund Third Point is believed to have acquired stake below five percent. After the sale, the Japanese retailer is expected to take up restructuring exercise enhance profitability, reducing underperforming merchandise stores. Seven & I Holdings operates over 18,000 outlets under the brand 7-Eleven across Japan. Seven & I has decided to shut about 40 unprofitable Ito Yodado stores in the next five years.

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Couche-Tard aims for top convenience store spot with Pantry buy

Canada's Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc (ATDb.TO) will buy smaller U.S. rival Pantry Inc (PTRY.O) for about $861 million, a deal that positions it as one of the top convenience store operators in North America.

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Texas Instruments and 7-Eleven executives speak up on corporate venture capital

Dallas-based TI and 7-Eleven executives attended a forum in the Southern Methodist University where corporate venture capital was discussed.

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Hon Hai partners with 7-Eleven to sell large TVs in Taiwan

Hon Hai signed a sales partnership deal with the convenience stores of 7-Eleven in Taiwan to expand its television enterprise.

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Instagram fell victim of cyber crime

The users of Instagram complained about a hack that posted photos of smoothies and fruits to their accounts.

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